October 9, 1997 |
Shopping center giant Simon DeBartolo Group, owner of the Mission Viejo Mall, has now purchased the Laguna Hills Mall, placing two competing retail centers under one ownership umbrella. The Indianapolis-based company, which owns 200 shopping centers in 34 states, has for some time been looking to expand in Southern California, a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday. Simon DeBartolo is part owner of the Ontario Mills mall, which opened last fall.
July 6, 1989 |
The Laguna Hills Mall soon will be sold by its owner, Pan American Properties, which is divesting all of its real estate holdings in the United States, a company official said Wednesday. Brian Vernon, vice president of acquisitions for Pan American Properties, a New York-based real estate investment trust owned by a pension fund for British coal miners, said the mall and an adjoining strip mall are being sold as part of a portfolio of real estate holdings.
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October 29, 1988
Sheriff's deputies were searching Friday night for a missing 42-year-old woman who suffers from Down's syndrome, authorities said. The woman, identified as Karen Smith of El Toro, has a mental capacity of a 3-year-old and was separated from a group during an outing Friday afternoon at Laguna Hills Mall, said Lt. Larry Richey of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. "Apparently there was a person who took a group of people with these types of problems over to the mall.
March 12, 1993 |
The company that owns Laguna Hills Mall will soon begin a multimillion-dollar renovation of the 70-acre regional shopping center that was built during the 1970s. The remodeling, which is expected to draw a number of new retailers, will be completed by the fall of 1994, mall Manager Jonathan Alpert said at a press conference Thursday.
November 17, 1990 |
The owner of Laguna Hills Mall is planning a major renovation and expansion that would add movie theaters, a new food court, parking garages, two new department stores and a second level of specialty stores. Expansion plans quietly submitted to the county would boost the mall's retail space by 67%, giving affluent South Orange County its first so-called "super-mall."
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May 12, 2000 |
The Orange County Imagination Celebration's "Tapestry 2000," a free exhibit of 500 student artworks, will be on display today through Sunday at Laguna Hills Mall, 24155 Laguna Hills Mall. Information: (949) 586-8282.